The 7 Sins of Marketing – Part 6

The 7 Sins of Marketing – Part 6

Part 6 – Failing to Connect with Your Audience on An Emotional Level Today’s consumer is bombarded with content. Online, offline, across screens, and around every corner there are brands competing for attention. Standing out...

The 7 Sins of Marketing – Part 1

The 7 Sins of Marketing – Part 1

Part 1 – Assuming You Know Your Target Audience Do you REALLY know your ideal customer? What are their demographics, motives for making a purchase, and preferred communication channels? At GRIT, we often say “you...

Should Business-to-Business (B2B) Brands Be on TikTok?

Should Business-to-Business (B2B) Brands Be on TikTok?

Whether supporting brand awareness and positioning goals, facilitating customer feedback, driving lead collection, supporting recruitment or a host of other engagement opportunities, there is no question strategic use of social media needs to play a...

Top 5 Tips to Get Your Media Pitch Noticed

Top 5 Tips to Get Your Media Pitch...

Did you know by 2031, journalist and reporter jobs are projected to decline by 9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics? Today, public relations professionals outnumber journalists by a 6-to-1 ratio, and...

Top 6 Tips for Working from Home

Top 6 Tips for Working from Home

During the COVID-19 outbreak, many businesses have implemented a flexible work environment allowing, or even requiring, employees to work from home. This transition can be a challenge for individuals who have never worked from home...

A Crisis Checklist for Your Business

A Crisis Checklist for Your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to make drastic changes and even close their doors for a period of time. In a crisis situation, such as the COVID-19 outbreak, it is critical for businesses...

4 Tips to Conquer Public Speaking

4 Tips to Conquer Public Speaking

Glossophobia – the fear of public speaking. Speaking to a group of people can be a daunting task, so much so that there is a word in the dictionary for it. In fact, the fear...

How to Build a Social Media Policy

How to Build a Social Media Policy

Many businesses created social media policies years ago when social media started to play a larger role in the daily communications of individuals and organizations. But, have you considered when it was last updated? There...

How to Measure Your Public Relations Efforts

How to Measure Your Public Relations Efforts

A great story is memorable. A great story resonates. A great story lives in the minds of those who hear it and is retold again and again. In some ways, a good story is the...

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